The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.”
Daniel J. Boorstin
The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.
Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.